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California State University, Monterey Bay

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Degrees Granted 2013-14
Total Degree Awards Monterey Bay % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 1,165 1% 85,191 47%
Master's 151 1% 18,225 26%
Doctoral 0 0% 365 2%
Total 1,316 1% 103,781 39%
Bachelor's Degree Awards 2013-14
by Racial and Ethnic Background Monterey Bay % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black 44 1% 3,741 47%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 6 2% 336 38%
Asian 46 0% 13,808 37%
Hispanic 406 2% 24,461 61%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 1% 519 45%
White 459 2% 28,946 44%
Two or More Races 69 2% 3,322 68%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 106 2% 6,882 44%
Non-Resident Alien 22 1% 3,176 41%
Total 1,165 1% 85,191 47%
in High Demand Fields Monterey Bay % of CSU CSU % of State
Public Administration 59 4% 1,580 59%
Information Technology 36 2% 1,806 32%
Media/Culture/Design 114 1% 9,544 44%
Business and Professional Services 194 1% 16,453 53%
Life Science 59 1% 10,240 42%
Regular and Internship Credentials 2012-13
  Monterey Bay Percent of CSU CSU Percent of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject 40 2% 2,382 46%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject 36 1% 2,562 53%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist 73 4% 1,669 43%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2012-13)
Monterey Bay Undergraduates 4,940
Monterey Bay Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 2,688
Monterey Bay Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 54%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 50%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates 34%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates 32%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2013-14)
Monterey Bay Bachelor's Degrees 1,165
Monterey Bay Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients 637
Monterey Bay Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 55%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 52%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight
Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2013-14
$8,485
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-14
$29,497
Monterey Bay average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-14 $5,963
Monterey Bay average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-14 $2,134
Monterey Bay "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-14 36%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center
Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2012-13 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Monterey Bay Percentage 30%
State Percentage 53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage 60%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage 65%
Average Loan Debt of 2012-13 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Monterey Bay Average $16,648
State Average $18,066
National Public Four-Year Average $25,043
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average $29,708
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2010-11)
Monterey Bay Default Rate 7.6%
CSU Default Rate 6.7%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate 8.9%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate 7.0%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, and The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight, and the U.S. Department of Education 2011 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.
Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
-- PayScale (2014-15)
National average early-career median salary of graduates from public state universities $44,026
Monterey Bay graduates' median early career salary -----
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public state universities $74,021
Monterey Bay graduates' mid-career median salary -----
Source: "State Schools by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.